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What is calamari in Octopus?

Asked: Luke Wholey, Last Updated:

Octopus is commonly confused with calamari, though both are surprisingly different in taste (when served raw) and cooking methods. Many people think calamari dishes are made from octopus, when in fact calamari is actually made from a type of squid.

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